There are currently an estimated 90,400 social fundraisers in the United States. The social fundraiser job market is expected to grow by 14.8% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are social fundraisers?

CareerExplorer rates social fundraisers with a C employability rating, meaning this career should provide moderate employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 20,000 social fundraisers. That number is based on 13,400 additional social fundraisers, and the retirement of 6,600 existing social fundraisers.

What’s the supply of social fundraisers?

The social fundraiser industry is concentrated in California, New York, Texas

Social Fundraiser job market by state

State Name Employed Social Fundraisers
California 8,070
New York 6,800
Texas 4,740
Massachusetts 3,970
Pennsylvania 3,490
Ohio 3,450
Florida 2,910
Virginia 2,900
District of Columbia 2,420
North Carolina 2,240
Michigan 2,170
Washington 2,110
Illinois 1,960
Colorado 1,900
Georgia 1,740
Minnesota 1,700
Maryland 1,520
Wisconsin 1,500
Missouri 1,430
Indiana 1,350
New Jersey 1,230
Connecticut 1,140
Tennessee 830
Oregon 820
Iowa 810
Arizona 710
Alabama 650
Rhode Island 600
South Carolina 580
Nebraska 550
New Hampshire 520
Vermont 500
Utah 490
Oklahoma 480
Montana 480
Kentucky 470
Kansas 430
Maine 390
Louisiana 390
New Mexico 370
Delaware 320
Arkansas 270
West Virginia 260
Idaho 250
Nevada 220
Hawaii 200
North Dakota 170
Wyoming 130
Mississippi 130
Alaska 120
South Dakota 30